3M™ Scotchcal™ Translucent Film RG3630-20


This durable, translucent film can be used on flexible or rigid sign substrates to create window graphics, internally illuminated signs and awnings, and thermoformed sign faces – both indoors and out with the Gretag  Arizona™ Digital Screen Press.


When used with compatible products, produced by one of 3M’s Scotchprint® Graphics Authorized Manufacturers and applied according to written instructions, this film can be used to produce a Scotchprint® Graphic.




·        This film offers consistency and design uniformity in both reflected and transmitted light.

·        It offers exceptional durability in a low-glare matte finish – both day and night.

·        Most graphics do not require an overlaminate or overprint clear.


Basic Construction Characteristics


Film RG3630-20:


·        is a 2 mil (0.05 mm) translucent vinyl film; 3 to 4 mil (0.08 to 0.10 mm) with the adhesive 

·        has a clear, pressure-sensitive adhesive, which adheres quickly to a substrate

·        has a 94# polyethylene-coated, paper liner


Application Surfaces & Substrates


Film RG3630-20 should be applied to flat, smooth surfaces and has a minimum application temperature of 60º F (16º C).


This film is typically used to decorate 3M™ Panaflex™ Awning and Sign Facing 945 GPS and 3M™ Panaflex™ Enhanced Image Sign Facing 645EI.  It also can be used on rigid substrates such as flat acrylic, solar-grade polycarbonate, PETG sheets and glass.


Compatible Products


Image graphics onto this film using:


·        the Gretag Arizona™ Digital Screen Press

·        3M™ Piezo Ink Jet Ink Series 3700

·        selected 3M™ overlaminates and overprint clears, when required

·        RG3650-114 when constructing backlit signs


3M™ MCS™ Warranty


This product is covered by the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty – the most comprehensive warranty in the industry.

Additional Product Information


Film RG3630-20 is available in standard 54” wide x 50-yard long rolls.


Handling & Storage


Film RG3630-20 has a shelf life of two years. It should be stored in a clean, dry area, out of direct sunlight and at a temperature less than 100ºF (38ºC). 


For More Information


For more specific product information, please refer to Product Bulletin RG3630-20.